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USC President Harris Pastides Elected Board Chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium

Charleston, S.C.— University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides has been re-elected chair of S.C. Sea Grant Consortium’s Board of Directors. Pastides began his second one-year term on January 1, 2018. “My work with Executive Director Rick DeVoe and the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium Board of Directors provides an important opportunity to support sustainable marine…
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Shoot N’ Shuck

Clay Shoot, oyster roast & beverages for a worthy cause Join us for a fun filled day at the Palmetto Outdoors Shooting Facility for Congaree Land Trust's first Shoot N' Shuck! Experienced and novice shooters alike are encouraged to attend. Come join us for a fun day of shooting and fundraising for a worthy cause.…
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Tickets go on sale for ‘Nature Fix’ event

COLUMBIA, SC — Join bestselling author Florence Williams at a Palmetto Conservation event in April to discuss her latest book, The Nature Fix, and find out why spending time in the great outdoors leaves one energized. Tickets are on sale now at www.palmettoconservation.org. In The Nature Fix, subtitled “Why nature makes us happier, healthier, and…
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EdVenture Presents Take Heart and Smile Month

Dental Month at EdVenture features Teddy Bear Clinic and more... Columbia, SC ( February 2, 2018) - EdVenture announced today its schedule of events and programs for the month of February for families to come out and enjoy. We will be celebrating Take heart and Smile as well as Black History Month. EdVenture kicks off…
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Military museum to admit soldiers in uniform free on graduation Thursdays

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Starting immediately, U.S. Army recruits in uniform will be admitted free of charge to the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum on graduation Thursdays. “We’ve noticed that on the day they graduate from Fort Jackson, many recruits bring their families to the museum, as part of their first free day…
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Sword Fest at museum to feature lectures, artifacts and live swordplay

COLUMBIA, S.C. – History will come to swashbuckling, schwinging, clanging life on Saturday, Feb. 10, in Columbia. That’s when Sword Fest, a day-long celebration of the role swords once played in combat, comes to the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. There will be lectures by experts, to be sure, and swords from the…
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Grow Your Business in the New Year

Please join Square, the U.S. Small Business Administration South Carolina District Office, and the Columbia Chamber for an interactive small business event. On Monday, January 29th, small businesses from the Greater Columbia Area are invited to an interactive afternoon session with roundtables and a dynamic panel featuring speakers from Square, the Small Business Administration South…
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WestRock Names James Armstrong Vice President – Investor Relations

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has named James Armstrong vice president – Investor Relations. Armstrong brings more than 12 years of experience in investment analysis on both the sell and buy sides, specializing in the paper and packaging industry. WestRock announced a $410 million upgrade to its kraft linerboard mill…
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Site Selection Firm Strategic Development Group Merges with Goldsmith Strategy, Goldsmith and Williams Partner as Firm Principals

Columbia, South Carolina, January 17, 2018 Two site selection firms, Strategic Development Group and Goldsmith Strategy, both based in South Carolina, have completed a merger. Strategic Development Group President and CEO Mark Williams will serve as the President of the combined firm, while Jeannette Goldsmith will serve as Vice President. Both Williams and Goldsmith bring…
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Jim ‘Snake-Hunter’ Knight to tell Vietnam stories in free lecture at museum

[caption id="attachment_12937" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jim Knight[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – In Vietnam, his radio call sign was “Snake-Hunter.” It wasn’t just a catchy nickname, says Jim Knight. “I was one of those kids who knew from the age of 6 years old what I wanted to be,” and that was a herpetologist. He had also always…
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